Montgomery Township Named Tree City USA and Growth Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Montgomery Township was named an Arbor Day Foundation 2022 Tree City USA and Growth Award recipient. This has been the 26th year that the Township has been a Tree City USA recipient and the 22nd year that the Township has been awarded the Growth Award.

Tree City USA Growth Award

Criteria for Tree City USA:

  • Maintain a tree board or department
  • Have a community tree ordinance
  • Spend at least $2 per capita on urban forestry
  • Celebrate Arbor Day

Criteria for the Growth Award:

  • Demonstrated progress in education and public relations
  • Partnership efforts to increase participation in the program
  • Planning for the community forest
  • Increased commitment of resources to urban forestry
  • Documented evidence of a completed annual work plan
  • Evidence of an Arbor Day celebration and proclamation

Montgomery Township's Arbor Day Proclamation: 

NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of Supervisors of Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania, do hereby
proclaim Saturday, April29,2023 as Arbor Day in Montgomery Township, and

We urge all citizens to celebrate Arbor Day and to support efforts to protect our trees and
woodlands, and

Further, we urge all citizens to plant trees to gladden the heart and promote the well-being of
this and future generations.